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york city drivers. we'll have to wait until the rs.kend for the last of the city's flooded tunnels to reopen. and the winds and snows from wednesday's nor'easter killed power to another 200,000 customers, mostly in new jersey. >> and all of this, unfortunately, runs on electric. >> reporter: lynn crofton's fiancee, billy reed, a stroke victim, needs this life- sustaining equipment from his ventilator to nebulizer. they've all had to run on generator power since sandy hit. a who would ever expect in the united states of america that you'd be without power and heat for 11 days? >> reporter: crofton gases up the generator three times a day the paits for the power company. without this life-sustaining equipment. >> we'd be in the hospital. or a nursing home or sitting in a-- sitting in an e.r., and god only knows what he's going to catch this there. i can't do that to another human being. >> reporter: crofton knows she's lucky that at least she has a roof over her head. scott, other families have their entire homes in these mounds of rooms. s> pelley: and a lot of folks are being told
: scott. this mini city is a state-run shelter camp, a series of tents heat stretches across 40 acres in the parking lot of a racetrack. it's in partnership with fema's disaster response here along with hundreds of mobile homes ayw on their way to areas devastated by sandy. this is the evacuee mess hall? >> yes. >> reporter: fema took us inside the camp, complete with hot meals and hot showers. it was built for utility workers a week ago. it now houses 4,000 utility ilrkers, first responders, and contractors in large, heated tents. >> we have some linemen from innada that are here. the other people are processing n. >> reporter: but 200 storm victims also live here now. more show up everyday. e' we're here to assist them and we're going to do everything possible to help them along the them >> reporter: fema hopes to relocate the evacuees within a couple days to other temporary housing. and the goal of everybody in this room essentially is to get p get the power back on, get into housing and close this facility down. >> reporter: but 11 days after sandy, thousands of storm victims alon
continued his full-court press today to draw the warriors across the bay. >> he is trying to sell the city a half billion-dollar waterfront sports center. cbs 5 political insider phil matier tells us the mayor's latest push is designed to build support from a different type of team. >> we are live at the site of where the warriors hope to build the arena but the play today was at city hall and it was an interesting one because the warriors basically gave the city a deal it couldn't refuse but like a lot of deals in san francisco, there's more to this than meets the eye. here's the story. as political pitches go it was perfect, people at city hall all to get news they are going to get the first crack the jobs building the $500 million arena that the golden state warriors want to put up on the san francisco waterfront. >> lifting up the economy, making sure people get those jobs and making sure that we do our part, as well. >> reporter: under the terms of the deal signed today, one out of four construction jobs will go to local workers. and half of the apprentice construction jobs will go to
by fishing boats. more than 200 rockets fell on israel today, a few of them aimed at the city of tel aviv. israeli troops are massing on the border of gaza, the tiny strip of land that's home to palestinians and the militant group hams. this battle is escalating, and alan pizzey is in tel aviv tonight. >> reporter: throughout the day, the israeli air force struck gaza, but hamas militants kept firing rockets back. warning sirens support israeli civilians scurrying for shelters and the government ordered everyone within 25 miles of the gaza border to stay at home. the tit-for-tat violence was sparked by what the israelis call a targeted assassination, that killed ahmed al-jabaari, and his son. today, more than 1,000 people turned out for his funeral and vowed to hit tel aviv in revenge. hundreds more rocketes were fired into southern israel, most of which were intercepted by a sophisticated israeli antimissile system dubbed "iron dome." the rockets are relatively small, but hamas is thought to have as many as 10,000 of them. fire enough, and some will get through. an israeli family of thre
a flash flood had hit daly city. >> water rushing down a sandy hill covering the streets in a sea of brown mud. there was no rain today. this was all because of a water main break. it happened at around 4:30 this morning near looseain avenue, that is east of 280 near hillside park. cbs 5 reporter joe vasquez is in the neighborhood where people are still digging out of the mess tonight. joe? >> reporter: hi, dana. the mudslide came straight down this hill and as you can see, it virtually missed this entire neighborhood here. cars were the only casualties. >> it really sounded like a rushing river. >> reporter: when neighbors first heard it, they thought it might have been a rain storm and then they stepped outside and gawked. >> when you saw this rushing mudslide, what went through your mind? >> like oh, my gosh, god, please help us. >> reporter: it wasn't an act of god, it was an 8-inch pipeline that burst, blowing out a daly city hillside sending 45,000 gallons of water down a hill creating a massive mud fall that consumed a dozen cars along the avenue. the owners could only watch as the
: today in belmar, city crews rushed to rebuild the sand dunes wiped out by hurricane sandy. how much faith do you have in this wall? >> you know, we did this for sandy it would have just -- it would have been laughed at by the waves. >> reporter: but the belmont mayor hopes the new barriers will be enough to keep the nor'easter from flooding his town again. for the past week, belmar has been pumping out 60,000 gallons of water per minute. the pumps will stay on during this second storm. >> we want to be aggressive about protecting our community from anything that this storm brings to us. >> reporter: further south in brick township, the mayor ordered the evacuation of nearly 10,000 people. >> after what people just went through, i would think most people will not stay. >> reporter: what's your plan? the delorenzos stayed through sandy but they're leaving this time. their home is barely livable. >> i don't know if we can mentally handle another storm. it was terrifying. we're the only people on this whole block. >> reporter: for two days, front loaders have been hauling away sandy's w
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